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Master Sergeant John Cisar

Master Sergeant John T. Cisar currently serves as trombonist and assistant resource advisor with the USAF Heritage of America Band.  He performs throughout the eastern United States with the Concert Band and Rhythm In Blue Jazz Ensemble.  Previously, he was assigned to the 633d Civil Engineer Squadron as Superintendent of Unaccompanied Housing for Joint Base Langley-Eustis.
In 2013, Sergeant Cisar deployed to Southwest Asia with the ensemble "Full Spectrum" in support of US State Department diplomacy and outreach missions to nine host and coalition nations, and also to support troop morale events in forward deployed locations throughout the US Air Forces Central Command region.

ASSIGNMENTS
1.  USAF Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, October 1994 - July 1998
2.  USAF Band of the Pacific-Asia, Yokota AB, Japan, July 1998 - October 2005
3.  USAF Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA October 2005 - May 2014
4.  633d Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA, May 2014 - July 2016
5.  USAF Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA, July 2016 - Present

EDUCATION
1988 Bachelor of Music Degree, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1990 Master of Music Degree, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1999 Airman Leadership School, Yokota AB, Japan
2006 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, Montgomery, AL
2008 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Course 14, Air University Online, Montgomery, AL
2009 Associate of Applied Science in Music Degree, Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL
2011 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, National Defense University, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA
2013 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL

AWARDS
1999 Airman Leadership School Distinguished Graduate, Class 99-F
1999 Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Airman of the Year
2011 Air Combat Command Public Affairs Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal, 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal, 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long